About the Journal


1.1 Journal „The Transformation of Private Law”, published since 2000, is a scientific quarterly focusing on the changes in the field of the private law.

1.2 The purpose of the journal is to record the developments in the field of the civil law including the latest legislative changes, to research the impact of new technologies and social changes on the private law and its institutions, and to accentuate the doctrine of the private law of Central and Eastern Europe and emphasize its unique character in the international discourse.

1.3 „The Transformation of Private Law” has published Polish authors including B. Gawlik, I. Karasek-Wojciechowicz, A. Kubas, P. Machnikowski, M. Mataczyński, L. Sobolewski, M. Pecyna, J. Pisuliński, and foreign authors including C.W. Canaris, W. Hadding, P. Hommelhoff, D. Martiny, E. Micheler, S. Shavell.


2.1 The journal is available in the majority of the law libraries of Polish universities. Moreover, staring from the issue 1/2006 all complete articles are available at no cost on the website transformacje.pl.

2.2 The journal is indexed in the following databases: The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (CEJSH), Index Copernicus (ICI), ERIH PLUS, POL-index

Publishing and financing:

3.1 The journal is managed by the researchers and academics affiliated with the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland.

3.2 The publisher of the journal is Jagiellonian University in Kraków. Editor-in-chief is the only person authorized to represent the journal during any proceedings necessary for the organization and publishing process.

3.3 Jagiellonian University in Kraków is the only entity financing the publishing of the journal. Other entities involved or co-sponsoring particular issues of the journal are listed in the respective issues.

We encourage authors to send us article proposals, reviews and glosses. We gladly accept important, unpublished court rulings.